You may need one or more vaccines, even if you received vaccines as a child or as a younger adult. Ask your doctor which ones are right for you. Vaccines recommended for older adults can prevent:
- Pneumococcal disease (Pneumonia)
- Influenza (Flu)
- Shingles (Herpes Zoster)
- Pertussis (Whooping Cough)
Click on the disease above to learn more about it and the vaccine that helps prevent it.
Want to learn more about the vaccines you need? Click on the Adult Immunization Vaccine Finder to receive personalized vaccine recommendations based on your age, health status, location and other factors.
You can also click on the Adult Immunization Schedule to see which vaccines you may need.
Don’t forget if you are traveling, you may need additional vaccines. Click on the travelers’ health page.
Talk to your healthcare professional about making sure you have all the vaccines you need to protect your health.